Thread: What is the proper distance
10-29-2007, 02:32 PM #1
What is the proper distance
for sprinkler heads to be away from walls? I for whatever reason cannot find any info....I recall hearing 18 inches."If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles."
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10-29-2007, 06:55 PM #2
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The minimum distance is 4". The maximum distance is the half-spacing for the head, which for standard heads is 7'-6". This distance can be extended to half the distance for extended coverage heads, however these heads must be hydraulically calculated, and in some instances the head will loose it's q-r listing. Small rooms (less than 800 sf) can have heads further off the wall.
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